All entries for Friday 11 April 2008
April 11, 2008
Warwick researchers use Hubble Telescope to find object once brighter than 10 million galaxies
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/warwick_researchers_use/
Researchers working at the University of Warwick, with colleagues in Leicester University, ESA and NASA, have used NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to pin point what remains of what was the brightest naked-eye object ever seen from Earth.
Children in Shakespeare
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/more/will/?podcastItem=childrenshakespeare.mp3
The director of the CAPITAL centre at Warwick, Professor Carol Rutter, talks about her latest book entitled Shakespeare and Child’s Play: Performing Lost Boys on Stage and Screen.
Programme promoting international research begins
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=kern.mp3
The director of the Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Germany, Professor Klaus Kern, talks about collaboration with Warwick as he completes the first of a programme of visits by academics from across the world aimed at promoting international research across institutions and disciplines.
Nine Schools in National Business Competition organised by University of Warwick
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/nine_schools_in
Nine schools are taking part in a national business competition organised by University of Warwick and sponsored by Goldman Sachs Foundation. “The Big Deal 2008” teams up groups of 2-5 year 10 school students with a mentor from a top company to produce a new business idea and work up a full business plan for that enterprise.